|release date||October 19 2011|
|studio||Smodcast Pictures Banner|
|starring||Kyle Gallner, Melissa Leo, Dermot Mulroney, Michael Angarano, Steven Root, Michael Parks, John Goodman|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisRED STATE is a horror film in which a group of misfits encounter fundamentalism gone to the extreme in Middle America.
A group of kids encounter a crazed preacher (based on Fred Phelps, founder of the Westboro Baptist Church) who gives a whole new meaning to the term "extreme fundamentalism.
Red State unfolds in a small town dominated by a fundamentalist preacher, Abin Cooper. It tells the story of three high school boys who, on their way to an internet arranged meeting with a woman, end up crossing paths with Cooper. The encounter sets into motion a series of events that causes all hell to break loose.
Kevin Smith is a legend of independent cinema. I know it. You know it. The programmers at the Sundance Film Festival are happy to acknowledge it before each and every one of his screenings. And it’s true. He is a director who has changed the face of independent film. Not single-handedly, of course; he had plenty of help, but he has certainly been a major contributor. Before Kevin Smith, would you have ever been willing to pay Blockbuster $3.50 for a single night with a black-and-white VHS home movie about two convenient store clerks who don’t like to work? Of course not. But Clerks was a game changer. Suddenly, to the truly hip moviegoer, budget didn’t matter half as much as originality. Screening Clerks (or Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs) for a roomful of naïve friends in 1995 was like introducing a boring lover to a new sexual position. …Read More